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Re: st: Rotate labels of ticks in time series graphic


From   Barbara Engels <engels.ba@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Rotate labels of ticks in time series graphic
Date   Mon, 6 Jun 2011 20:40:14 +0200

thanks a lot, david's version worked perfectly. thank you too for your advice considering the reader-friendliness, I am aware of that problem, but annual labels are more important to me this time. best, barbara

El 06.06.2011, a las 20:24, David Radwin escribió:

> I think you want the angle(vertical) option under -xlabel- . An example:
> 
> . sysuse uslifeexp
> 
> . keep if year>1994
> 
> . twoway (line le year), xlabel(, angle(vertical))
> 
> Vertical labels can be harder to read. An alternative for a long time annual 
> time series is to label only, say, every fifth or tenth year.
> 
> David
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-
>> statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of drreg@earthlink.net
>> Sent: Monday, June 06, 2011 11:15 AM
>> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>> Subject: Re: st: Rotate labels of ticks in time series graphic
>> 
>> Check out the angle() option under -ylabel-.
>> 
>> Hope this helps.
>> 
>> reg
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Barbara Engels <engels.ba@gmail.com>
>>> Sent: Jun 6, 2011 1:57 PM
>>> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>>> Subject: st: Rotate labels of ticks in time series graphic
>>> 
>>> Dear Statalist,
>>> 
>>> I am sorry to bother you with this quite trivial questions, but I have
>> been searching without success ...
>>> 
>>> I have a time series graphic with years on the x-axis  ... I need the
>> years to be rotated, so that I can make ticks for every year.
>> Horizontially as they are by default, they overlap each other...
>>> 
>>> Thanks for your help!
>>> 
>>> Barbara
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